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Backpackers International

PO Box 878, Cook Islands
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible19%
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“big kitchen” (2 reviews)
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Reviewed 17 September 2016

My partner and I originally booked 3 nights (the minimum you can stay) and ended up staying there for the rest of our trip (3 weeks). We had an absolute great time at this hostel! The toilets and showers were always clean, the floors always...More

Thank Caitlyn D
Response from BBackpackCookIs, Manager at Backpackers InternationalResponded 28 December 2016

We had lots of fun didn't we. Thank you so much for your awesome review, would love to have you back anytime

Reviewed 6 August 2016

This place was truly awful! please see pics We stayed here for five nights in July in a double room upstairs. The whole of the establishment is filthy, in the bedrooms and bathroom this is just horrible but in the kitchen the grime is dangerous....More

Thank kathrynwillcocks
Response from BBackpackCookIs, Owner at Backpackers InternationalResponded 8 August 2016

Upon arrival, all guests are asked to check in, once check in is complete, guests are shown the kitchen, bathrooms and their rooms and also shown how to lock and open their rooms, which the owner did with you on arrival and there was no...More

Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is a great place to stay if your on a budget. I stayed for 4 nights in a single room and found the accommodation to be clean. I was picked up by Bill who was very lovely and accommodating. If I ever go back...More

Thank Emma K
Response from BBackpackCookIs, Manager at Backpackers InternationalResponded 27 July 2016

Aw thank you, we're so happy you enjoyed your time with us and we look forward to meeting you again if you're ever in this part of the world again. Safe travels and thank you again for your awesome review.

Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

The host forgot pick up us when we arrived airport at night , we waited a hour and taked taix , room was too small and dirty, bed was moldy, flea bited us, chicken was ululation always on midnight, we couldn't to sleep, no hot...More

Thank Maggy C
Response from BBackpackCookIs, Manager at Backpackers InternationalResponded 27 July 2016

Firstly, when guests book with us via booking engines, we send a standard email requesting check in information, this is so we can organise ourselves if there is an airport pick up needed, or to organise someone to be there to check in guests as...More

Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

I liked the affordability of the accommodation and my expectations were met for the room and living areas. The manager did her job to pick us up at the airport and give us information we needed and more. I enjoyed the people I met staying...More

Thank travelqueen86
Response from BBackpackCookIs, Manager at Backpackers InternationalResponded 29 May 2016

Thank you for your honesty, with at least the first 2 sentences of your review. I am surprised you are still annoyed after all this time, as yes I did say we do refund your money. However, like the "Checkout Checklist" in all the rooms...More

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  • Price range
  • US$21 - US$86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
  • Number of rooms
  • 23
  • Location
  • Cook Islands >
  • Southern Cook Islands >
  • Rarotonga
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"Private rooms are equally priced as two dorm beds, consider this."
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"please just avoid altogether"
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"2 or 4 bed one or single (private) room with a queen size bed for $30. An absolutely good deal!"
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"Try to get the rooms to the back of the property, as half of the rooms have windows out towards the common..."
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